RIO FERDINAND PRAISES UNITED UNDER MOURINHO

Rio Ferdinand heaped praise on Manchester United under Jose Mourinho.

The former Manchester United defender has commended the effort of the Portuguese tactician, who succeeded Louis van Gaal in May.


He congratulated Mourinho on his Facebook page stating that the Portuguese man is warmly welcome to the “biggest club in the world” and assured that his arrival at Old Trafford will be the most exciting job of his managerial career.

The Englishman reckons Mourinho has helped bring confidence back into the club due to how courageous the players perform on the pitch since he took over. “The biggest positive change for the Red Devils apart from the players they have bought, is the mentality shift,” Ferdinand told talkSPORT.

Ferdinand also insists Mourinho is able, willing and ready to turn fifth-placed Manchester United into a team capable of winning titles once again, despite being sacked by Chelsea on December 17 after a disappointing start to the campaign.
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West Ham have lost their interest for Tom Huddlestone

Hull City’s Tom Huddlestone was a summer target of the Premier League outfit West Ham United but this interest is fading away as Slaven Billic is starting to search in the transfer market for other possible signings that could be done before the summer transfer window reaches its end on September 1rst.

 

Steve Bruce is the manager of Hull City and the English coach stated that there is nothing he could do in order to prevent Tom Huddlestone from leaving the team.

Hull City’s Bruce told reporters: ‘’I am sure West Ham, like anybody, knows he has a buyout in his contract and if they get to that figure I am powerless. The agents will be touting him around everywhere, which I know they are. But there’s nothing I can do’’

The 54 year old manager was a bit worried about the fact that he was powerless and could do nothing about the potential departure of Tom Huddlestone but Steve Bruce can now relax as West Ham United wants to make a quick signing before the summer transfer window and this is why they have started to look for other midfielders.

Tom Huddlestone has a close relationship with his fans as well as with the supporters of Hull City and the recent defeat that his club sustained after facing off with Charlton Athletic on August 22 was a huge blow Hull City as they had the upper hand in possession as the team of Steve Bruce had 53% of possession and launched more shots on target than their opposition but still lost 1-2. (more…)